List of Western movies/films with performances by Elvis Presley, listed alphabetically with movie trailers when available. These Elvis Presley Western roles include starring, supporting and cameo appearances. You can sort these Elvis Presley Western movies for additional information as well, such as who directed the films and when they were released. Over the years Elvis Presley has become known for playing characters in Western movies, so this list is the perfect resource for finding some you haven't already seen.
Examples of movies on this list: Flaming Star, Frankie and Johnny and more.
This list answers the questions, "What Western movies has Elvis Presley been in?" and "What are the best Elvis Presley Western roles?"You can't vote on this list, but if you want to re-order it you can re-rank the list to put your favorites at the top. (6 items)
Charro! is a 1969 American western film starring Elvis Presley shot on location at Apacheland Movie Ranch and Old Tucson Studios in Arizona. It was his only role that didn't feature him singing on-screen, and is the only Presley film to feature no songs at all except for the main title theme. It also features a bearded Presley for the first and last time in any of his films. The film co-starred Ina Balin, Victor French, Barbara Werle, and Solomon Sturges. It was also the only Presley film released to theaters by National General Pictures. The film made a profit but wasn't a runaway success, and remains one of Presley's least-seen films despite it being among his best in terms of a 'straight' ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Elvis Presley, Victor French, James Sikking, Ina Balin, Paul Brinegar, + more
Initial Release: 1969
Directed by: Charles Marquis Warrensee more on Charro!
Flaming Star is a 1960 Western film starring Elvis Presley and Barbara Eden, based on the book Flaming Lance by Clair Huffaker. Critics agreed that Presley gave one of his best acting performances as the mixed-blood "Pacer Burton", a dramatic role. The film was directed by Don Siegel and had a working title of Black Star. The movie reached No. 12 on the box office charts. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Elvis Presley, Barbara Eden, Dolores del Río, Steve Forrest, John McIntire, + more
Initial Release: 1960
Directed by: Don Siegel, Mickey Moore
Also Rankedsee more on Flaming Star
Frankie and Johnny is a 1966 American musical film starring Elvis Presley as a riverboat gambler. The role of "Frankie" was played by Donna Douglas from The Beverly Hillbillies TV series. The film reached #40 on the Variety weekly national box office list for 1966. The budget of the film was estimated at $4.5 million. The director was Frederick De Cordova, who was the director and producer of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson beginning in 1970. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Elvis Presley, Donna Douglas, Harry Morgan, Nancy Kovack, Jerome Cowan, + more
Initial Release: 1966
Directed by: Fred de Cordovasee more on Frankie and Johnny
Love Me Tender is a 1956 American black-and-white CinemaScope motion picture directed by Robert D. Webb, and released by 20th Century Fox on November 15, 1956. The film, named after the song, stars Richard Egan, Debra Paget, and finally Elvis Presley in his acting debut. It is in the Western genre with musical numbers. As Presley's movie debut, it was the only time in his acting career that he did not receive top billing. Love Me Tender was originally to be titled The Reno Brothers, but when advanced sales of Presley's "Love Me Tender" single passed one million—a first for a single—the film title was changed to match. This was the only time that Presley played a historical figure. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Elvis Presley, Debra Paget, Dick Sargent, Mildred Dunnock, Neville Brand, + more
Initial Release: 1956
Directed by: Robert D. Webb, Stanley Houghsee more on Love Me Tender